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Wordless Wednesday: Summer Harvest

We found our home last August right before heading to the lake for a few days. As we drove around on the boat, I kept picturing the gorgeous flowers, the kids playing in that yard, me working on that deck. When we got back home, we put in an offer immediately.  We moved in in October and all winter long I waited to find out what spring flowers were hiding beneath the snow.  March arrived and our street blossomed with daffodils and crocuses, my flower beds still brown.  It turns out that the previous owners only planted a summer garden, so while I plan on fixing that this fall, I’m happy to finally be enjoying our summer harvest of daisies and phlox, hydrangeas and tall grasses.

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  1. 1

    What vivid colors! The flowers are beautiful!
    JDaniel4’s Mom recently posted..Sharing a Joyful Moment- Tell Me Yours (Every Comment is Chance to Win)

  2. 2

    Gorgeous!! I need to take notes on your summer garden because we only have a spring garden and now it’s dead and brown.
    Ashley @ Mama of All Trades recently posted..Wordless Wednesday: A Year Ago Today (With Linky)

    • 3

      We could switch! You tell me what you planted for the spring, and I’ll tell you what’s in my yard for the summer!

  3. 4

    Oh my Amy, those are amazing shots. We have bunnies that keep attacking all of our flowers once they bloom.
    Beth @ TheAngelForever recently posted..Cherries On My Mind

    • 5

      There was one really big bunny that we saw hanging out in our yard for awhile, but then we saw a fox. Now the bunny is, um, gone. Oops.

  4. 6

    Really beautiful and such great pictures of it all!
    Kristen ~DVC Mom~ recently posted..Grab an Umbrella

  5. 7

    These pictures are amazing!! And wow,what a stunning garden!
    Elena @CiaoMom recently posted..Wordful Wednesday: Things I like About Me

    • 8

      You need to come over and see it in person! There’s a great view from my deck where there are also chairs and glasses of cold white wine…

  6. 9

    My hat is off to anyone that can keep such beautiful flowers blooming! So far the only thing I can grow are tomatoes, zucchini and cucumbers LOL

    Flowers dies way too easily :)

    But those photos, amazing! They are so pretty! I can almost smell them!
    Annie @ Mama Dweeb recently posted..WW ~ A Picnic in the creek

  7. 10

    Stunning! I’m almost green with envy.

  8. 11

    Those blooms were worth waiting for, though! So pretty.
    Janelle recently posted..Wordless Wednesday – Musical Saw

  9. 12

    Your flowers are so beautiful! And plentiful! I can imagine you out there on the deck plugging away and enjoying the sight and fragrance of those gorgeous flowers!
    Amanda @ High Impact Mom recently posted..GA Mother-Daughter Mission Adventure Camp, it certainly was an adventure

  10. 13

    What beautiful flowers! LOVE!
    Erin Lane recently posted..Wordless Wednesday: New BFF’s

  11. 14

    Goodness those are some pretty posies and pics of pretty posies. I love how you captured the butterfly & the bee at work.

  12. 16

    So gorgeous! We’ve had such a dry summer here that everything is just brown and ugly!
    Shell recently posted..Pour Your Heart Out: Cheating

    • 17

      Our property slopes from front to back with the common land/run off area back and to the side. For that reason the back half of our backyard stays perfectly wet for the flowers. We are so fortunate!

  13. 18

    Those are gorgeous photos. Talk about Wordless Wednesday…you took my breath away!
    Dianne Venetta recently posted..Garden Gals Share the Adventure!

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